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You've Gotta Read This: Summer Reading At Musselman Library (2004), Musselman Library Jul 2004

You've Gotta Read This: Summer Reading At Musselman Library (2004), Musselman Library

You’ve Gotta Read This: Summer Reading at Musselman Library

Each year Musselman Library asks Gettysburg College faculty, staff, and administrators to help create a suggested summer reading list to inspire students and the rest of our campus community to take time in the summer to sit back, relax, and read. These summer reading picks are guaranteed to offer much adventure, drama, and fun!

The spring 2004 issue of You’ve Gotta Read This! expanded to include recommendations from Gettysburg College staff and administrators in addition to faculty. Popular titles for this year were A Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill Bryson and Dan Brown’s The Da Vinci ...


Ms-058: Nancy Springer Papers, Class Of 1970, Meggan D. Smith Jun 2004

Ms-058: Nancy Springer Papers, Class Of 1970, Meggan D. Smith

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This collection consists largely of manuscripts of Nancy Springer's earlier novels, dating from 1977 to 1987. Although the vast majority of the manuscripts are typed with handwritten corrections, the collection does contain the first draft of The Golden Swan written entirely in Nancy Springer’s hand. Also included are printer’s galleys, readers proofs, and three of Springer’s books published in Japanese.

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Gods, Heroes, & Kings: The Battle For Mythic Britain, Christopher R. Fee, David A. Leeming Mar 2004

Gods, Heroes, & Kings: The Battle For Mythic Britain, Christopher R. Fee, David A. Leeming

Gettysburg College Faculty Books

The islands of Britain have been a crossroads of gods, heroes, and kings-those of flesh as well as those of myth-for thousands of years. Successive waves of invasion brought distinctive legends, rites, and beliefs. The ancient Celts displaced earlier indigenous peoples, only to find themselves displaced in turn by the Romans, who then abandoned the islands to Germanic tribes, a people themselves nearly overcome in time by an influx of Scandinavians. With each wave of invaders came a battle for the mythic mind of the Isles as the newcomer's belief system met with the existing systems of gods, legends ...


Ms-007: The Papers Of Jerry Spinelli, Class Of 1963, Christine M. Ameduri, Molly Thomas, Sidney Dreese Feb 2004

Ms-007: The Papers Of Jerry Spinelli, Class Of 1963, Christine M. Ameduri, Molly Thomas, Sidney Dreese

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The Jerry Spinelli collection traces the writing career of the children’s author from 1961- 2003. The papers consist mainly of various versions of manuscripts including his original handwritten manuscripts, several editions of his books and some promotional material. The researcher will not find materials about life at Gettysburg College or Temple University, or his work at Chilton Publishing; genealogical data, diaries, memorabilia or photographs.

Special Collections and College Archives Finding Aids are discovery tools used to describe and provide access to our holdings. Finding aids include historical and biographical information about each collection in addition to inventories of their ...